University Chapel Schedule
A community gathering place for worship and forum, chapel reflects an Anabaptist/Mennonite perspective alongside the gifts, traditions and cultures of the broader Christian faith. Faith, hope and love are nurtured in the way of Jesus.
Wednesday, April 8
Chapel Worship: Living Love Out Loud – Jessica Crawford
Jessica Crawford is on a mission to Love Out Loud. As a multifaceted minister of the gospel, she aims to express the passionate love of Jesus Christ through missions, ministry and music.
Originally from Bridgewater, VA she now resides in Nashville, TN where she recently recorded a new five song EP. Join her in chapel to hear more about her journey into missional living and some original songs.
Friday, April 10
Chapel Forum: Parable of the Ten Bridesmaids – Jennifer Davis Sensenig
Parables – everyday stories that invite us to confront our worldview, sense of self and God, without providing easy answers. Join Pastor Jennifer Davis Sensenig for a close look at the Parable of the Ten Bridesmaids from Matthew 25:1-13. This is the final chapel in the parables series,
Jennifer Davis Sensenig has served as lead pastor at CMC since the fall of 2008. She earned an MDiv from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in 1994 with a concentration in Biblical studies and has formerly served as pastor of Cedar Falls Mennonite Church (IA) and Pasadena Mennonite Church (CA.) She leads Bible studies and preaches in settings across the wider church and has served as vice chair of the Mennonite Education Agency Board of Directors. She and her husband, Kent, enjoy gardening together.
Wednesday, April 15
Student Recognition Chapel
Friday, April 17
Music Chapel: Various Musicians
Gather for a final time of worshiping through singing hymns and songs inspired by the theme Journey On (into the next whatever). Musicians leading the singing include Phil Yoder, Evan Knappenberger, Austin and Sarah Showalter, Hannah Shultz, and Jerry Holsopple. There will also be a time of prayerful sending for the summer cross-cultural groups going to Costa Rica and Nicaragua, New Zealand and Mexico.
University chapel is held Wednesday (worship) and Fridays (forum) at 10 a.m. in Lehman Auditorium. All offices and departments, other than essential services, are to close in order to allow the community to attend and support chapel.
All undergraduate students, faculty and staff of the university are expected to attend at least one chapel each week. (Chapel Attendance Policy, p. 48/49 of the Student Handbook and Faculty/Staff handbook section 7.1, p. 166)
In addition to university chapel, Chapel Gatherings (seminary chapel) are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m., and Celebration: Praise Worship is held weekly at 9 p.m. on Sunday nights both in Martin Chapel.